Jacob's Pillow Dance Summer Festival Intern Program

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 Deadline: 

Priority: January 21, Final Deadline: February 18, 2014
   

Start Date: 

May 20, 2014
   

Duration: 

May 20 to August 28, 2014
   

Location: 

Jacob's Pillow in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Internships
   

Description: 

The Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, one of the most acclaimed international dance festivals in the world, remains faithful to its founding vision to support artistic development and the creation of new works that reflect art forms from around the world as well as preserve the rich history of dance. It also seeks to educate and engage the public to deepen appreciation and support for the art of dance. Members and staff of Jacob's Pillow should share in the commitment to this vision, and each participant plays an important role in its continuation. Internships range within the Festival, and include: development, documentation, education, operations, technical theatre, and much more. Participate in the excitement of presenting world class modern, ballet, jazz and cultural dance, as well as audience enrichment and educational programs.
   

Benefits/
Compensation:
 

Free room and board, $500 stipend, $150 travel/expense allowance, and workshops by the Festival staff. When work responsibilities and availability permit, attend without charge, performances, community dance classes and master classes, and festival events. This internship may qualify for college credit, work-study, independent study and cooperative learning programs at your current school.

   

Major(s): 

Dance
Arts & Humanities
Social Ecology
Social Sciences

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other:
 

Contact: 

Mr. J.R. Glover
The Intern Program at Jacob's Pillow, Attn: Internship Coordinator
358 George Carter Rd
Becket, MA 01223
Phone: (413) 243-9919     Fax: (413) 243-4744
Email: internprogram@jacobspillow.org

 

Company Website: 

http://www.jacobspillow.org/education/internships/
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